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Police say man calls 911 for help after being stopped by Florida state trooper

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida man called 911
instead of showing his license during a traffic stop.

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper stopped the 36-year-old man for
speeding early Saturday on Interstate 4 in central Florida.

According to FHP, Kevin Allen refused to show his drivers
license, which is grounds for arrest. Allen and the trooper
allegedly grappled briefly before the trooper grabbed his pepper
spray and Allen grabbed his cell phone.

In a recording of his 911 call, Allen tells dispatchers that
he's being assaulted by an officer. He asks them to call his wife
and the news media. The dispatchers tell him to comply with the
trooper.

FHP spokeswoman Kim Miller says the trooper followed department
procedures.

Allen was charged with resisting arrest with violence and
battery on a law-enforcement officer. He was released on $2,700
bail.


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